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Gall District Coordinating Committee meeting.

[2011-08-31] Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, participated at the Gall District Coordinating Committee meeting on 30 August 2011, in District Secretariat office in Gall.

Kaluthara District Coordinating Committee

[2011-08-31] Under the patronage of Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minster of Economic Development, Kaluthara District Coordinating Committee was held at District Secretariat Office on 30th August 2011.

External Sector Performance – June 2011

[2011-08-30] Earnings from exports grew by 31.6 per cent in June 2011, while expenditure on imports increased by 49.6 per cent. The cumulative earnings from exports and expenditure on imports during the first half of 2011 increased by 35.2 per cent to US dollars 5,057 million and 46.5 per cent to US dollars 9,307 million, respectively. The trade deficit expanded to US dollars 4,250 million during the period.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Al Futtain Group met Hon. Basil Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday

Mr. Omar Al Futtain, the Chief Executive Officer of the Al Futtain Group met Hon. Basil Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (22) and made a donation of Rs. 10 million for the benefit of flood affected people.

Program to modernize children’s clinics

All maternity and chil dren's clinics in Gampaha Districts will be restored and modernized under a program guided by Econom ic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa

Press Release 26/01/2011

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Government can defeat any local or foreign force that aims to halt the forward march of the country, Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said He was addressing a public meeting after opening the second factory of D.G. Fashions Matara on Saturday ( 22 ) ,"We are embarking on a program which truly nurtures the nationa1 economy ," Minister Basil Rajapaksa added.

Work at the Presidential Secretariat commenced for the New Year

President Mahinda Rajapaksa participated in the ceremony that was organized to commence work at the Presidential Secretariat for the New Year